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World Book Club

World Book Club

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.



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Coming up

In October, Deborah Moggach will be discussing her novel Tulip Fever.

An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.

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Holiday Reading Collection

Save the Bees

From Scott Fitzgerald to Anne Tyler - books to unwind to.

Childhood Narrators Collection

Childhood Narration

From JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye to Irving Welsh's Trainspotting

Hard Times Collection

Lands of Oppression

From Toni Morrison's Beloved to Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner ...

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